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v9.6.0 Release Notes for CyBlock Software & Virtual Appliance Release Notes

Enhancements

  • Enhancements
    • System
      •  Added ability to import Groups and IDs through Directory Agent.
    • System Status
      • Messages
        • Visualizer
          • Added screen to view Visualizer profiling information.
    • Reporting
      • Dashboard
        • Visualizer
          • Replaced all existing dashboards with Visualizer. This new charting solution allows you to create and save panels on multiple dashboards as opposed to the single view that you had to configure each time you went to the charts. Any non-ad logon will automatically be able to log into the visualizer using the same credentials.

v9.6.0 Release Notes for Cyfin

Enhancements

  • System
    •  Added ability to import Groups and IDs through Directory Agent.
  • System Status
    • Messages
      • Visualizer
        • Added screen to view Visualizer profiling information.
  • Reporting
    • Dashboard
      • Visualizer
        • Replaced all existing dashboards with Cyfin Visualizer. This new charting solution allows you to create and save panels on multiple dashboards as opposed to the single view that you had to configure each time you went to the charts. Any non-ad Cyfin logon will automatically be able to log into the visualizer using the same credentials as Cyfin.
  • Log Configurations
    • Added NetExtender VPN format
  • Parser
    • Added bytes to VPN logout record.

v9.5.1 Release Notes for CyBlock Appliance

Enhancements

  • System
    • Upgraded Java Run-Time Engine to Version 11.
    • Caching product update information to prevent constant polling while on home screen.
  • Settings
    • Email
      • Replaced all legacy e-mail client with newer version.
      • Added option for e-mail client to connect using ssl.
      • Added SSLStart capability to e-mail client.
    • Secure interface
      • Forcing TLS1.2 for default interface certificates.
      • TT-2232 Added Subject Alternate Names as option to generating Certificate Signature Request.
  • Reporting
    • Log File Text Parser 
      • Updated next generation reporting engine to parse web type data configurations. Product now capable of reading multiple record types for single data configuration.
    • Added Office365 reporting module.
      • Added configuration option in Data Management – Setup.
      • Added Office365 option in Report Templates including all available reporting fields for creating Office 365 report sections.
      • Updated Reporting engine to pull data from Office 365 data stored in metric server.
  • Data Management
    • Added option to compressed log data that was generated by Wavecrest product (eg. syslog, or CyBlock).  This option is disabled by default.
  • User Management
    • Authentication – Bypass
      • Added ability to assign custom username to use for individual bypass rule.

Corrections

  • System
    • Removed log4j and replaced with latest fully patched log4j2 version. 
    • Improved UI speed by removing unnecessary health check calls.
    • Removed unused libraries from installer.
    • Implemented new library implementation for tracking CPU and Memory usage for Windows installs.
  • Data Manager – Log File Download
    • TT-2340 Fixed calendar incorrectly setting last available download date.
  • Reporting
    • Dashboard Charts – Trend – Classifications
      • TT-2235 Corrected parameter issue that caused chart to not load.
    • Report Manager
      • TT-2314 Fixed the no network segments exist message.
    • Reporting
      • Real-Time Monitor – Protocol
        • TT-2334 Fixed Groups and IDs selection issue that prevented selection of groups or ids. Also present in Block Protocol screen.
  • Categorization
    • TT-2291 URLs that are uppercased in log source now properly match to list or custom URL entries.
  • Web Management – Web Search
    • Corrected Google Safe Search feature that prevented safe feature being applied to google search requests.

v9.5.1 Release Notes for CyBlock Software & Virtual Appliance Release Notes

Enhancements

  • System
    • Upgraded Java Run-Time Engine to Version 11.
    • Caching product update information to prevent constant polling while on home screen.
  • Settings
    • Email
      • Replaced all legacy e-mail client with newer version.
      • Added option for e-mail client to connect using ssl.
      • Added SSLStart capability to e-mail client.
    • Secure interface
      • Forcing TLS1.2 for default interface certificates.
      • TT-2232 Added Subject Alternate Names as option to generating Certificate Signature Request.
  • Reporting
    • Log File Text Parser 
      • Updated next generation reporting engine to parse web type data configurations. Product now capable of reading multiple record types for single data configuration.
    • Added Office365 reporting module.
      • Added configuration option in Data Management – Setup.
      • Added Office365 option in Report Templates including all available reporting fields for creating Office 365 report sections.
      • Updated Reporting engine to pull data from Office 365 data stored in metric server.
  • Data Management
    • Added option to compressed log data that was generated by Wavecrest product (eg. syslog, or CyBlock).  This option is disabled by default.
  • User Management
    • Authentication – Bypass
      • Added ability to assign custom username to use for individual bypass rule.

Corrections

  • System
    • Removed log4j and replaced with latest fully patched log4j2 version. 
    • Improved UI speed by removing unnecessary health check calls.
    • Removed unused libraries from installer.
    • Implemented new library implementation for tracking CPU and Memory usage for Windows installs.
  • Data Manager – Log File Download
    • TT-2340 Fixed calendar incorrectly setting last available download date.
  • Reporting
    • Dashboard Charts – Trend – Classifications
      • TT-2235 Corrected parameter issue that caused chart to not load.
    • Report Manager
      • TT-2314 Fixed the no network segments exist message.
  • Categorization
    • TT-2291 URLs that are uppercased in log source now properly match to list or custom URL entries.
  • Web Management – Web Search
    • Corrected Google Safe Search feature that prevented safe feature being applied to google search requests.

v9.5.1 Release Notes for Cyfin

Enhancements

  • System
    • Upgraded Java Run-Time Engine to Version 11.
    • Caching product update information to prevent constant polling while on home screen.
  • Settings
    • Email
      • Replaced all legacy e-mail client with newer version.
      • Added option for e-mail client to connect using ssl.
      • Added SSLStart capability to e-mail client.
    • Secure interface
      • Forcing TLS1.2 for default interface certificates.
      • TT-2232 Added Subject Alternate Names as option to generating Certificate Signature Request.
  • Reporting
    • Log File Text Parser 
      • Updated next generation reporting engine to parse web type data configurations. Product now capable of reading multiple record types for single data configuration.
    • Added Office365 reporting module.
      • Added configuration option in Data Management – Setup.
      • Added Office365 option in Report Templates including all available reporting fields for creating Office 365 report sections.
      • Updated Reporting engine to pull data from Office 365 data stored in metric server.
  • Data Management
    • Added option to compressed log data that was generated by Wavecrest product (eg. syslog, or CyBlock).  This option is disabled by default.
    • Syslog
      • TT-2287 Removed hostname look-up for each UDP syslog record received.

Corrections

  • System
    • Removed log4j and replaced with latest fully patched log4j2 version. 
    • Improved UI speed by removing unnecessary health check calls.
    • Removed unused libraries from installer.
    • Implemented new library implementation for tracking CPU and Memory usage for Windows installs.
  • Data Manager – Log File Download
    • TT-2340 Fixed calendar incorrectly setting last available download date.
  • Reporting
    • Dashboard
      • TT-2337 Fixed Palo Alto Traffic chart query that was failing because Classifications is not available for Palo Alto Traffic categories. 
      • TT-2337 Fixed Palo Alto Traffic chart query using wrong indices when querying data.
    • Dashboard Charts – Trend – Classifications
      • TT-2235 Corrected parameter issue that caused chart to not load.
    • Report Manager
      • TT-2314 Fixed the no network segments exist message.
  • Categorization
    • TT-2291 URLs that are uppercased in log source now properly match to list or custom URL entries.

v9.5.0 Release Notes for Cyfin

Enhancements

  • Log File Configurations
    • Added SonicWall VPN firewall parser to existing SonicWall VPN configuration. This allows configuration to track network activity for active VPN sessions.
  • Report Templates
    • Added Bytes to VPN Heatmap metric options.
    • Updated Hits VPN Heatmap metric to use firewall connectivity information instead of just sessions logons and logoffs.

Corrections

  • Data Management – Import
    • Added catch for handling incorrect URL formats that was causing import to fail.
  • Setup – Restore
    • Fixed inability to properly upload Restore Point.
  • Log File Text Parser
    • Corrected byte storage from int to long to prevent parsing error when total bytes is greater than max int value causing record to be thrown out.